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  • Comcast Now Offering Mesh Network Pods from Plume for $120+
    Good news Comcast customers. You can now enjoy the fruits of Mesh WiFi Routing. What is mesh? It’s the new way to connect to the Web in your home. That’sThe post Comcast Now Offering Mesh Network Pods from Plume for $120+ appeared first on OhGiz…
    - 22 May 18, 3:26am -
  • 3 of the Best Hoverboards Money Can Buy
    If you’re thinking about buying a hoverboard for the first time or if you are new to these personal transports and are unsure what to buy, don’t worry, Gadget ReviewThe post 3 of the Best Hoverboards Money Can Buy appeared first on OhGizmo!.
    - 28 Apr 18, 9:23pm -
  • What Are Some Good Sources of Calcium for My Dog?
    Why is Calcium Important for Dogs? Calcium is an essential mineral for dogs and humans alike. It’s responsible for conducting electrical impulses, sending signals, contracting muscles (especially the heart), notThe post What Are Some Good Sources…
    - 24 Apr 18, 1:56am -
  • Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set
    Consistently brew a delicious cup of coffee with the Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set. Designed for all levels of coffee makers, the pour-over set makes it easy to brewThe post Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set appeared first on OhGizmo!.
    - 17 Apr 18, 12:36pm -
  • Nighthawk X6 Review
      The first feature that attracts your attention to the Netgear Nighthawk X6 is its three distinct Wi-Fi bands with varying frequencies and speed limits. It has one 2.4GHZ (600MBPS)The post Nighthawk X6 Review appeared first on OhGizmo!.
    - 17 Apr 18, 12:49am -
  • Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk
    Stylishly organize your workspace with the Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk. The writing desk comes with a compact drawer that conveniently sits right in the middle. It opens andThe post Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk appeared first…
    - 6 Apr 18, 8:20am -
  • SleepBliss Deep Sleep Insomnia Relief Crystal Ball
    Get a deep sleep in the most natural way possible with the SleepBliss Deep Sleep Insomnia Relief Crystal Ball. SleepBliss is a 100% non-invasive sleep aid crystal ball that helpsThe post SleepBliss Deep Sleep Insomnia Relief Crystal Ball appeared fi…
    - 4 Apr 18, 10:06am -
  • What? Customizable Quotes Watch
    Give time meaning with the What? Customizable Quotes Watch. Featuring innovative dot-matrix epaper display, the Quotes watch shows your favorite inspiring words when you want it to. To set upThe post What? Customizable Quotes Watch appeared first on…
    - 30 Mar 18, 9:58am -


Boing Boing


  • Watch SpaceX's all-civilian spaceflight return to Earth starting at 6PM ET
    SpaceX's all-civilian Inspiration4 spaceflight is coming to an end, and the company wants to be sure you see those last moments. The firm is livestreaming its Crew Dragon capsule's return to Earth starting at 6PM Eastern, with an expected splashdown…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 9:45pm -
  • Telegram blocks Russian opposition leader's chat bots during vote
    The Russian government still has a strong influence on Telegram despite lifting a ban last year. RadioFreeEuropereports Telegram has temporarily blocked all of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's Telegram chat bots during voting in the country…
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 9:15pm -
  • Harley-Davidson will sell its retro-inspired e-bike by the end of 2021
    Don't worry if you were disappointed that Harley-Davidson's first e-bikes didn't include that eye-catching vintage model. As Electreknotes, Harley's Serial 1 brand now plans to sell a highly similar retro bike, the MOSH/TRIBUTE, in "late Q4" (read: D…
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 8:02pm -
  • Tesla kills referral programs for cars and solar panels
    If you were hoping to score a few thousand Supercharging miles from Tesla referrals, we're afraid you may already be too late. In a notice on its website spotted by Electrek, Tesla said that "vehicle products and solar panels are no longer eligible f…
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 7:49pm -
  • Amazon has banned over 600 Chinese brands as part of review fraud crackdown
    Have you noticed some well-known tech accessory makers disappearing from Amazon? Those aren't just rare incidents — they're part of a larger campaign. In a response to The Verge, Amazon has confirmed a South China Morning Postreport that the intern…
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 7:18pm -
  • Elon Musk says Starlink internet service will leave beta in October
    SpaceX's Starlink satellite broadband might not be considered a test for much longer. Elon Musk told Twitter users that Starlink should exit beta "next month" — that is, sometime in October. You could theoretically could use the quicker-than-usual…
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 6:17pm -
  • Valve's second Steam Next Fest starts October 1st
    Valve didn't wait long to hold its second Steam Next Fest. The Vergereports the games extravaganza (formerly the Steam Game Festival) is now slated to take place October 1st through October 7th. You'll see a range of upcoming games, including livestr…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 4:50pm -
  • ICYMI: We test out the GoPro Hero 10 Black action cam
    This week we’ve got a few reviews for music and photography enthusiasts. First, James Trew put the GoPro Hero 10 Black through its paces and was impressed by the capabilities of the new GP2 processor. Next, Billy Steele listened to Jabra’s $80 El…
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 4:00pm -


  • How To Change Administrator On Windows 10
    Just like a company, your computer also has a hierarchy of users as well, where depending on your role, there are certain functions that may or may not be off-limits to you. With Microsoft Windows, the highest possible role you could have is administ…
    - 54 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 8:19pm -
  • Lenovo Carbon X1 Gen 9 Review
    For nearly a decade, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has been the company’s most iconic thin & light, and we’re reviewing the 9th generation 2021 version this time. The new features that caught my attention include the 16:10 UHD display, the improv…
    - 54 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 8:03pm -
  • How To Check If Your Computer Is Windows 11 Ready
    Unlike Apple’s approach when it comes to major OS updates, in which Apple releases a new major version every year, Microsoft usually takes several years in between major Windows versions. They do release major patches every so often, but making the…
    - 54 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 4:48pm -
  • China Wants To Build The World’s First ‘Clean’ Commercial Nuclear Reactor
    Did you know that nuclear power is actually considered cleaner than traditional forms of energy that rely on fossil fuel? However, the horrific visions painted by nuclear reactor meltdowns seem to have painted the energy source in a bad light, but sc…
    - 55 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 12:27am -
  • Users Can Adjust The Steam Deck’s FPS To Help Save Battery Life
    FPS is important for some gamers because they feel that having a higher FPS would help them spot enemies better, make targeting more accurate, or just generally improve on their gameplay experience. When playing on a computer, you don’t need to wor…
    - 55 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 12:26am -
  • Apple Expected To Bring Face ID To All Of Its Products Eventually
    At the moment, Face ID is only available on a select few Apple products. This includes the higher-end iPad Pros and also the higher-end iPhones. The rest of Apple’s product lineup continues to use Touch ID. However, as per Mark Gurman’s latest Po…
    - 55 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 12:25am -
  • Nintendo Could Wind Down Wii U And 3DS eShop Submissions In 2022
    Despite the Nintendo Wii U no longer being in production and with the 3DS kind of being replaced by the likes of the Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite consoles, it’s actually surprising that there are games that are still actively being developed for…
    - 55 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 12:24am -
  • Google Drive Update Now Lets You Block Spammers
    One of the awesome features about cloud storage is how quickly and easily you can sync up your work with your friends, colleagues, or classmates. However, the ability to share files in the cloud has also been subject to abuse, where spammers and trol…
    - 55 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 12:22am -

The Wirecutter

  • 12 Things We Pack When We Travel With Food Allergies
    The current phase of the pandemic has brought a return to travel for many people. But for those with severe food allergies, the fresh sense of freedom surrounding travel may also bring the return of a different set of health worries. For…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 21, 9:54pm -
  • Our Favorite Watering Cans
    Almost any vessel that holds liquid—from measuring jugs to that half-finished glass of water on your desk—can wet your thirsty plants. But a well-designed watering can wastes less water and makes less mess. Some even rise above their…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 21, 9:49pm -
  • The Best 32-Inch TV
    The best small TV for most people is the latest version of a 32-inch TCL Roku. Since most 32-inch TVs are meant for a secondary room or to be very price conscious, this TCL set stands apart with its affordable price tag and integrated Rok…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 21, 8:14pm -
  • The Best Kids Water Bottles
    The best kids water bottle doesn’t leak, is easy to clean, and is designed so that even a toddler can use it independently. We spent 60 hours testing 19 popular water bottles with kids from toddler to tween and found that the best stain…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 21, 8:09pm -
  • A $50 Smart Gadget Transformed How I Do Laundry
    My dryer is older, so it doesn’t have fancy settings. It gets the job done—eventually. That’s because I overdry all of my laundry. Towels, pajama pants, sweatshirts, delicates—I cook them all till they’re dry, and then I cook th…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 21, 8:08pm -
  • The Best Women’s Razors (for Every Body)
    If you shave any part of your body that’s not your face, a body or “women’s” razor is likely the best tool for the task. Unlike facial razors marketed to men, body razors are engineered for broad expanses of skin and the slippery…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 21, 7:35pm -
  • The Best Soundbar
    As the popularity of streaming services continues to grow—and the picture and sound quality of that content both continue to improve—it makes more sense than ever to invest in a good home audio/video system. A soundbar is the simplest…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 21, 7:26pm -
  • The Best Hurricane Preparedness Supplies and Strategies
    Hurricanes have terrifying power, and because of their sheer scope and unpredictability, each one presents variables that are totally out of your control. How destructive will it be? Will it shift direction and come right at you? Will you…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 21, 6:52pm -

Gadgets and Gizmos

  • PS5 Unveiling; Sony Invites You to the Future of Gaming
    There’s a lot going on in the world at the moment, and lots more gaming taking place too. Gamers the world over have been pondering whether the PS5 might be delayed; something Sony themselves were quick to quash as they gave assurances the PS5 woul…
    - 31 May 20, 6:55am -
  • 10 Things you could buy instead of the Apple iPhone X
    Before we go down this road I want to say I’ve nothing against Apple, in fact I have an iPhone 7 but cannot for the life of me understand how the base iPhone X is £999. With that in mind I’ve done some research into 10 things you could buy inste…
    - 3 Nov 17, 10:42pm -
  • Wera Advent-Calender 2017; Tools to turn the biggest grinch around
    It’s a little early for me personally to embrace Christmas; but I am willing to start talking about advent calendars and gifts for those who like to be ready. This week I received the 2017 Wera advent calendar and it looks awesome and has already t…
    - 3 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • Fidget Spinners – stress relief, fad, menace or health magic bullet?
    The meteoric rise of fidget spinners in 2017 has surprised many, including me. These palm sized contraptions, fitted with bearings to make them spin, are hugely popular in the playground and are becoming more commonplace in the work environment. But…
    - 27 May 17, 8:24pm -
  • Apple iPhone 8 – News on dates, specs, prices and rumours
    It’s nearly that time again; that time when Apple dim the lights and unveil their new flagship iPhone. The internet has been buzzing with rumours ranging from mediocre to bat shit crazy and I’ve been pretty slow in gathering these together. But h…
    - 26 May 17, 8:49pm -
  • What Are the Snapchat Sunglasses All About?
    The release of new Snapchat sunglasses has raised more than a few eyebrows. So what are these glasses all about? Well, they have been described as being a bit like Google Glass, although they are a good deal cheaper and more limited in what they can…
    - 13 Dec 16, 5:41pm -
  • Samsung Considering Facial Tracking for Gear VR
    The battle for virtual reality supremacy has really warmed up in recent times. While the Samsung VR gear is widely seen as being an affordable option, there are other VR headsets that are regarded as being of higher technical quality. However, news o…
    - 7 Dec 16, 5:35pm -
  • Nike Self-Tying Sneakers Now on Sale
    Those of us who love Back to the Future have been craving self-tying sneakers for a long time. Well, provided that you have a healthy bank account then you can now get hold of the Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 trainers. They only cost a mere £575, which some…
    - 5 Dec 16, 5:27pm -

Slash Gear

  • Amazon perma-bans hundreds of Chinese brands over review manipulation
    Amazon recently cracked down on companies that engaged in practices leading to inauthentic product reviews, it has been revealed. More than 600 Chinese brands have been permanently banned from the online retailer’s platform as a result of these pra…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 4:30pm -
  • Road workers discover Roman coins and more while building a new bypass
    One of the more interesting things about any new construction in some parts of Europe is that often when they dig into the ground for construction, they uncover something ancient. For example, while road crews were working on the future A120 Little H…
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 3:47pm -
  • Hennessey Venom 775 F-150 pickup hits 60 mph in 3.9 seconds
    Tuning firm Hennessey has revealed a new high-performance version of the Ford F-150 pickup. The truck is called the Hennessey Venom 775, and it’s based on the normal F-150 truck utilizing a 5.0-liter V-8 engine. From the factory, the 5.0-liter engi…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 3:10pm -
  • Kale recalled at Kroger and other stores over Listeria contamination
    The company Baker Farms has announced a recall of some of its kale products, including ones sold under SEG Grocers and Kroger brands. The reason for the recall is contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a foodborne pathogen with can cause particul…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 2:41pm -
  • Lamborghini tease hints at reborn Countach LP500
    Back in August, Lamborghini pulled the wraps off the Countach LPI 800-4. As cool as the vehicle is, it’s not as breathtaking as the original Countach was when it debuted. Unfortunately for Lamborghini, as cool as the new hypercar was, it didn’t g…
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 2:15pm -
  • F-18 jet engines quietened with new nozzle design
    Jet aircraft are all loud, but few are as loud as the F-18 fighter jet. Researchers from the University of Cincinnati have created a new engine nozzle designed for F-18 fighter planes. According to the team, the new nozzle reduces the sound created b…
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 1:43pm -
  • Ford reveals the Mustang Mach-E EV for police testing
    Ford has been building cars used by police departments and other law-enforcement agencies around the country for many years. In the past, its Mustang with the 5.0 liter V-8 and the Crown Victoria, among other Ford vehicles, were widely used as police…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 1:17pm -
  • The NTSB is probing another fatal Tesla crash
    Over the years, there have been multiple accidents involving Tesla vehicles that were allegedly operating on Autopilot at the time. Autopilot is Tesla’s semi-autonomous driver assistance tech. To use Autopilot, drivers are supposed to keep their ha…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Sep 21, 12:45pm -